9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Why do our eyes water if we eat a lot of chillies? Why do our eyes water if we eat a lot of chillies? : Why do our eyes water if we eat a lot of chillies? Chillies contain a substance called capsaicin. The red colour of the […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Can an atom be destroyed? Can an atom be destroyed?: Can an atom be destroyed? If so, how? An atom is the smallest part of an element bearing the properties of an element. So. the atoms of different elements are different from one another. However, it has been […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

What is the difference between a locust and a grasshopper? What is the difference between a locust and a grasshopper? : According to entomologists (scientists who study insects), both locusts and grasshoppers belong to the group orthoptera. The grasshopper is green in colour and may be single. Locusts […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

What are the fossils? What are the fossils? : What are the fossils? How are they formed? Where were the first fossils found? Fossil is the record or remains of a plant or an animal that lived many thousands of years ago. A fossil may either be in […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Why are the ears of Buddha shown differently in different statues? Why are the ears of Buddha shown differently in different statues? : Statues of Buddha are found all over India and in Southeast and Far east Asia. Everywhere he has been shown with large ears. It is […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Why does sugar dissolve faster in hot milk? Why does sugar dissolve faster in hot milk? : A solution, which is a mixture of two or more individual substances that cannot be separated by mechanical means, is formed when molecules of a substance or substances (called solutes) occupy […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Stephanie Taylor : Champion of Canines Stephanie Taylor : Stephanie Taylor is a 12-year-old school girl from Oceanside – USA. She is an ardent animal lover. She keeps rescuing young animals like chicks, puppies and kittens from tight spots. She has also nursed and rehabilitated injured animals. Of […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Space Facts Space Facts : Space Fact – 1 Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian American woman to travel into space not once but twice on missions for the NASA in the USA. Her first trip was in 1997 and lasted 16 days. She travelled 6.5 million miles […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi : Mahatma Gandhi, the eternal man, bestowed upon humanity the imperishable gift of non-violence. His moral influence cannot be weighed in any material scale. Nor is its value limited to any particular country or generation. He was, he is, and he will be alive […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

Glossary of Space Glossary of Space : arc – a part of a circle array – a group of items arranged in rows and columns atmospheric pressure – the weight of the atmosphere pressing down on the Earth’s surface cargo bay – a compartment in a space shuttle […]

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